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Margaret Jane Blake
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Birth: 1811, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1880
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

The daughter of Perry Blake a marine in the United States Navy and Charlotte a slave of Mr. Jesse Levering. Margaret Jane Blake was born in the home of Mr. Levering on Baltimore's Lombard Street during 1811.

She was placed in charge of Sarah R. Levering upon her birth in 1825. Upon her death Levering penned the book "Memoirs
of Margaret Jane Blake of Baltimore, Md.,
and Selections in Prose and Verse" in her honor.

She died on March 10 1880 and was buried in Laurel Cemetery with a tombstone inscribed 'Faithful unto Death.' 
 
Inscription:
'Faithful unto Death'
 
Note: From "Memoirs of Margaret Jane Blake of Baltimore, Md., and Selections in Prose and Verse"
 
Burial:
Laurel Cemetery (Defunct)
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: c g
Record added: Feb 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34144585
 


- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Jun. 18, 2009
 
 
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